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News Items From July 2012

Welcome to the news section of our website where you will find news stories which we hope will be of interest to you. Below you will find the latest news entries but if you would like to look back further, please feel free to search our news archive.

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Choice the key in education today

The coalition government is establishing an increasing number of options for teachers, parents and pupils for the next school year and beyond ...

Posted on 31/07/2012 - [Read More...]

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NUT supports role of SEN teacher

The National Union of Teachers has responded to Barnardo's call for teachers to 'look behind the behaviour to see the child'...

Posted on 31/07/2012 - [Read More...]

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Those in teaching jobs need more guidance with Pupil Premium, says trust

The Sutton Trust has said that those in teaching jobs need to be given guidance on how to spend the Pupil Premium wisely...

Posted on 30/07/2012 - [Read More...]

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Academy teaching jobs opened up to non-QTS applicants

The government has given academies the same freedom as independent schools and others to employ people who do not have Qualified Teacher Status...

Posted on 30/07/2012 - [Read More...]

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Free meals boost pupil performance

Free school meals and surrounding activities shown to boost pupils attainment in school, especially those from poorer backgrounds...

Posted on 27/07/2012 - [Read More...]

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Primary school numbers to soar

18 per cent increase in nursery and primary numbers expected...

Posted on 26/07/2012 - [Read More...]

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Number of school exclusions falls

Number of permanently excluded pupils drops from 5,740 in 2009/10 to 5,080 in 2010/11, according to latest Department for Education figures...

Posted on 25/07/2012 - [Read More...]

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School celebrating Olympic success

Team GB star Tom Daley is among the pupils of a Plymouth school who will take part in London 2012, partly thanks to the dedication of its teachers ...

Posted on 24/07/2012 - [Read More...]

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Clegg launches summer schools to help struggling pupils

Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg launches 'brain training' summer schools programme to help struggling pupils ease into secondary school...

Posted on 23/07/2012 - [Read More...]

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New teaching jobs on offer as Gove announces more Studio Schools

15 new Studio Schools announced...

Posted on 20/07/2012 - [Read More...]

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Only qualified teachers should carry out inspections, says NAHT

Groups respond to TES findings...

Posted on 20/07/2012 - [Read More...]

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Cardiff schools to get their hands on touchscreen teaching devices

Wales pushing digital teaching agenda...

Posted on 18/07/2012 - [Read More...]

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School destination data published

Figures show percentage of Key Stage 4 pupils who go on to further education...

Posted on 17/07/2012 - [Read More...]

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Great Yarmouth head considers a longer school week

A primary head in Great Yarmouth wants a 45 hour week for pupils in their last two years to boost performance....

Posted on 16/07/2012 - [Read More...]

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102 new Free Schools approved

50% increase in number of Free Schools approved...

Posted on 13/07/2012 - [Read More...]

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Schools commissioner sings praises of Lancashire academy

Dr Liz Sidwell wants more academies...

Posted on 12/07/2012 - [Read More...]

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Govt announces catch-up lessons for disadvantaged pupils

£10m government fund to help disadvantaged pupils who have not attained expected level of English by the end of primary school ...

Posted on 11/07/2012 - [Read More...]

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Labour proposes 'Service Schools'

Labour wants military influence for some pupils...

Posted on 10/07/2012 - [Read More...]

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Labour proposes 'Service Schools'

Labour wants military influence for some pupils...

Posted on 10/07/2012 - [Read More...]

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Teachers recognised for German contribution

Think German event rewards language teachers...

Posted on 09/07/2012 - [Read More...]

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England's mathematics pupils lagging behind international peers

'Highly able' teenagers in England are falling behind their international counterparts, with the nation ranked 26th out of 34 OECD countries in terms of maths performance ...

Posted on 06/07/2012 - [Read More...]

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Head teacher expands 70-pupil classes

A school in Norfolk is pioneering a new approach to education by grouping entire year groups together in 'super-size' classes with multiple teachers and teaching assistants...

Posted on 05/07/2012 - [Read More...]

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Reading: three in four boys lagging behind

A report by the All-Party Parliamentary Literacy Group Commission has revealed that 76 per cent of boys are underachieving when it comes to reading...

Posted on 04/07/2012 - [Read More...]

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Govt to improve behaviour management ITT

The government's behaviour tsar Charlie Taylor has called on trainee teachers to be given more training in behaviour management skills...

Posted on 03/07/2012 - [Read More...]

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Early years teachers doing a good job, say parents

The vast majority of parents whose children receive free early years education are satisfied with the quality of teaching and care, according to a government report...

Posted on 02/07/2012 - [Read More...]

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